Barbara Jean Richmond, 71, of Glen Heights, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at her residence. She was born to the late Bill and Janie Metzer Barrow on Oct. 25, 1937, in Dallas, Texas.
Barbara loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed the holidays and decorating her house. Barbara loved children and enjoyed baby sitting which she did for many years. She will be missed by so many who knew her and loved her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 16 years, Wayne Richmond, of Glen Heights; her son, William Colwell, of Red Oak; her daughters, Donna Braden of Waxahachie, Terri Lesly of Red Oak; step sons, Jeffrey Richmond of Saracuse, N.Y., Michael Richmond of Mantena, Ill., Terry Rintila of Bradley, Ill.; her step-daughter, Cynthia Odom and her husband, Steve, of Bradley, Ill.; her brother, Charles Barrow of Dallas; and her grandson, Justin Lesly.
She was preceded in death by her son, James Lucas; and by her parents.
Services to celebrate her life were scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, at the Red Oak Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at the Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard, Texas.
Visitation for family and friends was held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at the Red Oak Funeral Home.